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The Knitting Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You’ll by Margaret Radcliffe

By Margaret Radcliffe

Margaret Radcliffe's vintage Q&A consultant is best than ever! This completely revised and up to date new version offers specialist solutions to rankings of recent questions that knitters have requested because the first variation was once released. You'll locate greater than a dozen new solid ons and bind offs; new options for beading and knitting backwards; information for making tender stripes while knitting within the around and for measuring gauge on tough materials, akin to ribbing and lace; clean details on analyzing styles and adjusting styles to slot; and lots more and plenty extra!

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Weave in ends from color changes. Solid-Color Scarf Work the Blocks same as for the 4-Color Version, but do NOT cut yarn between Blocks. When you Begin a New Block, you will omit the color change and will BO 4 sts on Row 1. 106 107 KNITTING NEW SCARVES KNITTING NEW SCARVES Tricorner Tricorner was my second and more successful attempt (after Twisted, see page 114) at capturing in knitting the shape of the Infinity Tower, a residential high-rise building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which “twists” ninety degrees over the course of its eighty-story rise.

Rather than the squares that Albers is known for, I used parallelograms and Garter ridges to blend two colors of yarn to create what appears to be a third color. Knitting this scarf doesn’t require any special techniques, just knit, purl, increase, and decrease, and once you get started, you may find you don’t even need to refer to the pattern. 70 71 KNITTING NEW SCARVES KNITTING NEW SCARVES Finished Measurements 5" wide x 70" long Yarn Green Mountain Spinnery Mountain Mohair (70% wool / 30% mohair; 140 yards / 2 ounces): 1 hank each Elderberry (A) and Partridgeberry (B) Needles One pair short straight needles size US 10 (6 mm) Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Note: Wave On Rnd 5 of the final pattern repeat, decrease 1 st on first small needle, 2 sts across the second small needle, and 3 sts across the larger needle [22 sts remain]. Finish Wave Pattern. ) Slip edge st from smaller needle on the right side to the empty needle. Bring yarn between slipped st and edge st on smaller needle. Slip st back onto smaller needle (see Photo 2). Knit all sts on larger needle (end of Rnd 3). Work one more row of rib. BO all sts tightly in K1, P1 rib. Repeat Wave Pattern until Scarf measures 51½", ending with Rnd 4.

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